Nominations open for PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC 2018

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Ada Lovelace

PRACE is once again seeking nominations for the Ada Lovelace Award for HPC 2018. The award recognizes women in Europe who are breaking new barriers in science and engineering.

PRACE initiated the “PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC” at PRACEdays16, having Dr. Zoe Cournia, a Computational Chemist, Investigator – Assistant Professor at the Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Greece as the first successful winner ( Dr. Frauke Gräter of the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies and University of Heidelberg was awarded the second annual PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC at PRACEdays17 (

Nominations should be sent to submissions-pracedays[at] by March 1, 2018.

The winner of the Award will be invited to participate in the concluding Panel Session at PRACEdays18, and will receive a cash prize of € 1 000 as well as a certificate and an engraved crystal trophy.

In this video from PRACEdays’16, Dr. Zoe Cournia from the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens/Greece discusses the PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC.

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